Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 
You can rely on ISU Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

As of November 25, 2020  Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach office has moved to requiring visitors to call (712) 335-3103 for an appointment until further notice and are requiring face coverings.  We're here, but our doors are locked! We are prioritizing the health and safety of Iowans and are following the most current federal, state, local, and university COVID-19 guidelines. Visit Open for Iowa to learn our protocols to keep Iowans healthy and safe.  

 

 

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County News

January 4, 2020

As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to be distributed in Iowa, scams are being reported that are preying on those who are at higher risk of COVID-19 infection, such as older adults. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists say you can protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing the facts.

January 22, 2021

Iowa producers have until March 15, 2021 to make their annual election for Price Loss Coverage or Agriculture Risk Coverage (at the individual or county levels) under the 2018 Farm Bill.


This annual decision impacts the 2021 crop year, consistent with the 2018 Farm Bill. Similar annual decisions, for the 2022 and 2023 crops, will coincide with the final two years of the bill.

January 21, 2021

Fruit and vegetable commercial and private pesticide applicators have an upcoming continuing education opportunity, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 20, 2021

Iowa extension council members and youth in grades 8-12 can get an inside look at the legislative process, meet key legislators and hear from World Food Prize Foundation staff virtually at Iowa Legislative Insider on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 8:30–10:45 a.m.

January 19, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering weekly, online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs now through February. QPR is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.

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2020 has been a tough year. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will continue to deliver research-based education and information and engage with Iowans on issues that will lead to recovery. Together, we will build a strong Iowa.  

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